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Jul 30, 2011 2:30pm PDT
the world. they were built by the hands of immigrants. they come from india, pakistan, and the philippines, seeking better opportunities than they can find in their own countries. according to the human rights watch, many were are exploited without compensation, unfavorable working conditions, leading to death or illnesses, and horrible working conditions. these men live in these apartments. yet they still stay in the uae, hoping to better themselves and help their families. this 25-year-old has been working as a delivery man for seven years. >> he said he came here to work and earn money for his family, to get some money to help their family for their full and daily needs. that's the reason he came from pakistan. >> said he earns 2500duram and sends 1500 back to his family in pakistan. that's $400 a month. his living conditions are questionable. >> four people live here. so a total of 15 people for two bathrooms. >> for many workers here, the money is worth it, even if it is only $200 a month for minimum wage construction jobs, they send most of their earnings back home to the
PBS
Jul 30, 2011 12:00pm PDT
. >> whether u.s. pakistan relations can ever recover. >> anyone who has stepped back from the abyss after looking into it realizes that once again we have very important objectives. >> it is a year until the british show on earth comes to london, will the city be ready? on a live picture to remember. there is nothing new about political gridlock in washington. republicans and democrats have fallen out over something that normally passes on a nod, raising the debt ceiling. out in the real america, there is a great deal of pain over the economy. our correspondent has been taking the route over oklahoma which inspired the john steinbeck novel "the grapes of wrath." >> to the red country and part of the great country to open, -- to oklahoma. the last rains cut gently. >> so begins steinbeck's novel "the grapes of wrath." the events that happened or 80 years ago, but once again america is in the grip of unemployment and oklahoma is in the grip of drought. i'm about to retrace the journey that steinbeck describes. at the cattle market, business is brisk. for the wrong reasons. farmers are bring
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